Remembering Vivian Cherry

Photographing the inhabitants of the city back in the 40s and 50s, Vivian Cherry was one of the first female street photographers to capture the thronging masses going to and fro the island of Manhattan. Though Cherry passed away on March 4 in her home of Albuquerque at 98, her images of New York City of halcyon days remain iconic.

An Interview with Nick Brandt

What made you want to study photography and art? Nick: I didn’t study photography at art college (I wish I had). I only came to photography when I realized that it was the best medium for me to be able to express my feelings about animals, the natural world, and the destruction of both at the hands of humans. 

Walk through Spring/Break Art Show with Musée

SPRING/BREAK Art Show is an internationally recognized exhibition platform using underused, atypical and historic New York City exhibition spaces to activate and challenge the traditional cultural landscape of the art market, typically but not exclusively during Armory Arts Week. The eighth annual exhibition will be held from March 5th  – March 11th, 2019. 

Pulkit Mogha: Pushing the Gay Agenda in India

White bodies photographed in the nude have long since slid away from being controversial or risqué. They have instead become artistic and tasteful, especially those in the female form. Conversely, brown, male nudes still require justification to be viewed as artwork. The beauty of white bodies and brown bodies are not viewed equally.

Bank-Breaking Polaroid Film? Still Worth it.

During a recent trip home, I uncovered my Polaroid camera — a treasure which I had apparently relegated to a hidden corner of my childhood bedroom for several years. I brought it back to the city with me with the hazy idea in mind of wallpapering my room with snapshots of friends and family.